The Forth Bridge

The Forth Bridge Edinburgh Scotland
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Stock #: 271742
Type: Postcard
City: Edinburgh
Country: Scotland
Size: 3.5" x 5.5" (9 x 14 cm)

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The labour of 5000 men for seven years day and night. Cost over 3,500,000 GBP. Totla length of viaducts over 1 1/2 miles, including approaches. Two clear spans of 1710 feet each. Two spans of 680 feet each. Highest part above high water level, 361 feet. Deepest foundation below high water level, 91 feet. Weight of steel used, 51,000 tons. Number of rivets, 5,000,000. Engineers - Sir John Fowler & Sir Benjamin Baker. Contractor - Sir William Arrol